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. at least six people have been killed by a tropical storm in philippines. that was just weeks after a typhoon hit the country leaving more than a thousand people dead. torrential rain and flooding continued to hit the area the charity reports. >> another devastating tropical storm in the philippines just weeks after a deadly typhoon killed over a thousand people in the south. residents of the central eye lands are grappling with heavy rain and flooding. in another pro vens, where the tropical storm hits, doesn't remain stranded at the ferry terminal. power lines damaged. the local residents are distraught. >> oh god, please don't overwhelm us, it's one typhoon after another. one typhoon had just passed and now there's another one coming. the philippines is hit by several typhoons each year. self of -- several hundreds of thousands of people were misplaced. they have been severely damaged. officials say most people were better prepared ahead of tropical storm. but with overflowing rivers and flooded houses, villages in the area are overwhelmed. for now, the focus is to get to dry lan
bopha in the philippines leaves hundred dead or missing ,000 homeless. the duchess of cambridge finally goes home after a three nights in hospital. it's midday in london, 8:00 in the evening in manila, 2:00 p.m. in cairo. the egyptian army has deployed tanks and armored vehicles outside the president's palace, dealt -- telling demonstrators they must leave the area within an hour. a night of clashes between supporters and opponents of president mohamed morsi. five people died and the hundreds injured in the fighting which erupted in several cities around the country. more advisers have resigned over night. 6 in total since the awarded himself sweeping new powers. the gloves go to cairo for the latest. -- let's go to cairo. there are protestors from both sides in various locations. no clashes at the moment that we are seeing. the republican guards or tanks outside the ballots have issued an ultimatum to call all protesters from either side to leave the area within an hour. another interesting development, the most senior institution in sunni islam has called for the president to withdraw
people, which he did not. we apologize for the error. a typhoon blew through the philippines. so far, 270 are dead. mudslides and floods washed away entire villages. rescue crews are still trying to get to some areas. the bbc now reports from manila. >> the human cost is great. current of water came gushing down the mountain, killing and injuring scores of people. people like this family. >> my father is in hospital. my mother and older brother were swept away by the flood water. that is the last time i saw them. my mother said to me, "i love you." >> carried to safety by his cousin, young julia's is facing the fact that most of his immediate family are dead. more than half of the reported casualties are from the same province. most of their crops have been wiped out. power and communications are down, homes and infrastructure destroyed. >> the government in manila is accused of doing too little, too late. -- too little, too late in past disasters. but this time, they are active. people are being sent text messages and messages on twitter and facebook to advise them what to do. all of thi
of people killed in the philippines is continuing to rise nearly a week after typhoon botha struck the country. hundreds are still missing. >> behind me is one of the only house is that is still standing in this area -- the only houses that is still outstanding in this area. the mud came all the way down from the mountains, crashing into this area. in some cases, whole villages have been obliterated. very difficult to imagine they were even there. we are now almost a week after the typhoon. you can still less -- still smell that the bodies have not all been found. i found people looking through the lists of the missing. there are hundreds missing in this area alone. one by one, bodies are being brought in. sadly, most of the missing are now dead. >> the former south african president, nelson mandela, has been the second night in hospital in pretoria. he is 94 now. he is been -- has been having tests. he was visited by president jacob zuma, who said he was looking well. there was a collapse. television building was badly designed -- the inquiry said the canterbury television buildin
. the government of the philippines made an emotional appeal to four more to be done about climate change they after a deadly typhoon swept through the country this week, killing at least 300. from manila, here's the latest. >> a life -- alive against all the odds. carlos was inside his house when it was buried beneath a torrent of mud and water. >> we were hearing like the wind that night. we did not know where to run. the wind and rain brought by the typhoon were so strong i thought we would not survive. >> but for every purse and pulled from the rubble, there are many others still missing. all their relatives can do is can the list of names and wait. >> what else can i think of about what happened to my husband? i hope to see him alive, but if not, i just want to see him again. >> those who survive have lost everything. dependent on the government and aid agencies for basic supplies. others are seeking urgent medical care after being hit by falling trees and debris flying around by the typhoon. but they will also need long- term health. houses have been destroyed. roads are rendered im
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